- to supply with anything to excess, so as to disgust or weary; surfeit.
- to satisfy to the full; sate.
Origin of satiate
Synonyms for satiate
Related Words for satiatesnauseate, gratify, slake, sate, indulge, surfeit, glut, saturate, content, pall, jade, gorge, cloy, fill, overfill, overdose
Examples from the Web for satiates
Historical Examples of satiates
Her beauty was not of the kind which satiates by its monotony: with every change of expression arose a new charm.Timar's Two Worlds
Their insatiability (in contemplation) is to be understood in the sense that satiety does not make them scorn what satiates them.Plotinos: Complete Works, v. 2
The abundance of the universe nourishes and satiates my famished being to intoxication.'
- to fill or supply beyond capacity or desire, often arousing weariness
- to supply to satisfaction or capacity
Word Origin for satiate
mid-15c., from Latin satiatus, past participle of satiare "fill full, satisfy," from satis "enough," from PIE root *sa- "to satisfy" (cf. Gothic saþs "satiated," Old English sæd "satisfied;" see sad). Related: Satiated; satiating.